Reviews of Johnson Victrola Museum (Tourist Attraction)

375 S New St, Dover, DE 19901, United States

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REVIEWS OF Johnson Victrola Museum IN Delaware

Michael Cinque

Great collection of victrola machines and memorabilia. Friendly and knowledgeable docents make for a great visit. Worth stopping in if you are in the Dover area. No admission fee, so it's a budget friendly outing.


Great family museum! Lots of music history

Wendy Bastian

Patrick Thomas

David Ouziel

Hans Damen

Doesn't ring a bell? It does once you see the "His Masters Voice"dog. Yep, this used to be the birhplace of thousands of record players and is now a smaal museum with very informative and friendly volunteers.

Charles Gray

A must see in Dover. Who new the story with Delaware ties. Beautiful place and a great gem.

Callie SMA

Very friendly and helpful... Great variety of historical items.

Lisamarie McCarley

Wonderful visit. Tour guide we're amazing.

RichandSusie McGee

Hear a record played on a victrola....quite a delight.

Angela Rivera

Craig Herrington

Joyce Brown

Valerie Kauffman (Flutist)was wonderful showing and playing each American Indian Fulte. Thanks to the Historical & Cultural Affairs, the planning committee and whoever help with planning this events.

Ron Durr

E Milan

This is a great place to visit. Gavin gave us a great tour and played records on the Victrolas. The museum has 2 floors with a great selection. The origins of the Walkman, iPod, tape recorder and jukebox can be traced back to many items in this museum.

Linda Traynor

Wonderful collection ! Educational background .. interesting ! so worth the time!

Lei Felmey

Lindsey Komorowski

Eric Dobey

Richard Gates

A gem of a museum whenever in the Dover, Delaware, area. There is an amazing collection of gramophone record players going back to the beginning of its invention. There are also numerous items related to Nipper the dog, which was made famous by HMV (His Masters Voice). A must see for anyone who grew up in the age of record players.

William Kozel

A museum dedicated to the founder of the Victrola record machine? I was surprised as you are, but not as surprised as I was as how enjoyable the facility turned out to be! Great free 30 minute tour that goes over the history of manufacturing of the machines and Johnson Victrola.

Joni Hally

This is a very nice place. We asked for a guided tour and were pleasantly surprised with the very nice story of the Victrola! Well done! Thank you!

Ed Lewis

Ruth Warren

Great tour!

Joe H

Loved this place. I stumbled upon this museum online and let me tell you it did not disappoint. Huge collection of victrolas, advertising, Nipper the dog displays, personal pieces from Johnson himself, plus much, much more. Two complete floors of items. The staff was very pleasant and made learning about the history very interesting. From explaining each stage of the victrola to listening (and dancing) to a 78rpm record it was a truly unique experience and one I'll never forget. I really do wish they had a gift shop though. I will certainly return here in the future.

Darrion Bogan

Peter Liebert

A wonderful collection of machines and Nipperabilia. Something for everyone to see, hear, and touch regarding one of the pioneers of the recorded sound industry.

DJ Doctor Drew

This is fantastic and worth to see.

Matt Smith

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Sarah Ferguson

Great tour! Loved listening to the old recordings.

Andreea G

John Pietras

What an amazing piece of history. Our tour guide was wonderful and very knowledgeable

Mimi Batman

Great little gem of a museum in Dover

Melinda Cummings

Pam W

A Dover, Delaware must see. If you appreciate music and it's history then stop by here, lots of 78s and Victrolas.

Kelsie Quiroz

George Schuler

If you are nostalgic, this is the place to go. So many types of Victrolas, and the have thousands of old LPS.

Rick Towner

Fanntastic museum


Nice place to see with a family

Tiffany Ruppert

Great place friendly

D Walsh

If you loved your old record player of the 1950s or 60s, see (and hear!) what preceded them. And learn the origin of "put a sock in it". Great museum find!

Thomas Lewis

The guided tour is informative and fun.

Kevin Gray

Anything and everything Victrola! If you stay four the guided tour, allot at least one hour.

Joe Costantino

Jonathan Rundle

This place was incredible. They have all kinds of pieces. It's free. But best of all was the tour guide. His knowledge and obvious zeal for his job made the whole place fascinating. We learned lots and enjoyed our conversation with Mr. Steven. For the record, we have a 13 and 11 year old who also loved it!

Susan Lewis Paciga

What a friend museum! And it's free! It's small. You probably won't spend much more than a half hour there, but it's worth the visit.

Lynnda Padula

Lovely tour guide and very informative.

Bev Grant

Very interesting, really enjoyed the tour

Polly Forest

Enjoyed the history!

William Carleton

Love going here and looking around at all the cool stuff

Amber Wiley

Super fun, great tour guides. Collection of vintage Victrolas and Edison cylinders, you get to touch and hear some actual ones. You could probably make it a half stop if you're rushed, we were probably there for an hour and a half.

Jesper Bexkens

Nice museum, free entry. Steven was a wonderful guide. I loved his knowledge and enthusiasm. Parking available on site.

Patrick Boyle

Darryl Jurkiewicz

Andy Berman

Frieda Wiley

For those who think that there’s nothing to do in Delaware, this place is a wonderful gem— especially if you like music or history. I stumbled upon this museum while strolling around downtown Dover. It has two floors and chronicles the history and innovation of the Victrola record player. Oh, and by the way, admission is free! Donations are optional.

Craig Sackett

Sharon Schreiber

Great place to learn the history of the victrola.

Daniel Vliet

Isabell Lepage

Awesome victrola history! Outgoing staff. Could not give 5 stars because there is no elevator/ ramp to reach the 2nd floor

Anthony Frazee

Great place to visit! I will be back

Colton Phillips

Very friendly staff and well informed. Lots of cool old victrolas

Phyllis Todaro

This is a great place great tour and interesting facts not too be missed great experience

Ray Richter

Kim Werth

Loved seeing all the items

Lee Kukulka

Stargazer Rick

Historical - The Real Deal!

Jon Peare

Matthias Gish

Janelle G

Brian Howard

Great place if you love music and recording history!

Darren Fava

Unique and interesting museum dedicated to the victrola. RCA Victor's founder was born in Dover, hence the connection. History buffs and music lovers will find this a worthwhile visit. Also, fans of Nipper the dog will love the collection on the second floor. Best of all, it's free on the first Saturday of every month, although a donation is always nice.

gary porter

Andrés S

If you like recorded music, sound equipment and technology in this museum you can see, hear and learn how it all started. Get the tour!

Mary Long

Tranquil Traveler

Very good tour! Very educational! !

Michael Barbine

Jennifer Tremblay

Melissa burk

Only has two floors so your visit time wont be lomg. There are two floors to the building but the upstairs has no handicap access which is understandable since it is a old building. Plus side the volunteer on the shift was very informative and even demonstrated how the old record players work.

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